US sends 130 trucks of military equipment to PKK/PYD terrorists
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US sends 130 trucks of military equipment to PKK/PYD terrorists

The US continues to deliver military shipments to the terrorist organization PYD/PKK under the guise of fighting against Daesh. The US sent 130 trucks to PKK/PYD elements in three separate shipments

News Service Yeni Şafak

The US sent a total of 130 trucks in the last 10 days to the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Democratic Union Party (PYD) terrorist organization, positioned north of Syria’s Raqqah.

Sources in Hasakah reported that 50 trucks carrying armored vehicles and ammunition passed through the Iraqi border and entered Hasakah, which is controlled by the terrorist organization, in the morning.

On June 5, 60 trucks were sent to the PKK/PYD controlled region and on June 12, 20 trucks were dispatched to the area.

Since May 15, at least 348 troops have been delivered in seven shipments, after the US made the policy of arming the terrorist organization PYD/PKK by the official decision of President Donald Trump.

Since May 15, at least 7 shipments totaling 348 trucks of military equipment have been sent. The move follows the Trump administration’s decision to arm the PYD/PKK.

On the list of weapons to be given to armed groups in Syria, which include the PYD/PKK, there are 12,000 Kalashnikov guns, 6,000 machine guns and 3,500 heavy machine guns, as reported by the Pentagon.

Also on the list are US-made RPG-7’s and 1,000 US-made AT-4 or Russian-made SPG-9 anti-tank guns.

Other weapons included on the list compiled by the Pentagon are, 235 mortars, 100 sniper rifles, 450 PV-7 night vision binoculars and 150 infrared laser illuminator binoculars with different calibers.

The US has been providing military assistance to the PYD/PKK since April 2016.

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